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Zones

Inside Solutions Architect, Networking Generalist Zones
Auburn, WA

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Job Description

As a rapidly growing global provider of IT solutions, we've expanded from Seattle to Sydney and beyond - with reach in over 80 countries around the world. Today's top brands count on Zones and our world-class partners - Microsoft, Apple, Cisco, Dell, Lenovo, and more - to transform their enterprises. To support this transformation, Zones offers products and services across four Solution Environments: Workplace Modernization, Network Optimization, Data Center Transformation, and Security Fortification.

At Zones, work is more than a job - it's an exciting career immersed in an inventive, collaborative culture. If you're interested in working on the cutting edge of IT innovation, sales, engineering, operations, administration, and more, Zones is the place for you!

Position Overview

As an Inside Solutions Architect (ISA), you will be responsible for supporting Zones Account Executives and clients by providing solution design, presales technical support and sales assistance on products and solutions in the Networking category. They help to streamline sales processes, educate AE's and clients on relevant technologies.

Key Responsibilities

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Inside Solutions Architect, Security is primarily responsible for:

* Responsible for assessing, designing, pricing, quoting and positioning Security solutions for Zones clients.
* Other responsibilities include answering presales Security technical and non-technical questions while educating AEs and clients.
* Become an expert on Zones managed Security partners, professional services capabilities, products, technologies and programs.
* Following Zones ASG sales methodology.
* Pipeline Management and forecasting.
* Evangelize Zones Assessment offerings and Post Sales Professional Services.
* Conducts conference calls and customer presentations as necessary.
* Obtains relevant industry and partner certifications and attends approved trainings.
* Works with other departments at Zones to ensure sales and logistics processes are streamlined and optimized to maximize sales.
* Works with AE's to fulfill RFQ and RFP as requested.
* Some Travel is required

We are seeking candidates with the following experience and skills

* BA/BS in Business, IT, or a related field preferred
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Must be able to communicate effectively and in a constructive manner with management, peers and coworkers.
* Fast learner and open to learning new tools, processes and can become an expert and leader in the administration of such tool and processes.
* A team player who possesses a 'can do' attitude who enjoys working as part of a team.
* Strong people skills and ability to enable others through conducting training and demonstrations

Technology Focus & Requirements

* Proficient in Microsoft Office - especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Existing Security Solution Experience with Cisco, Intel, and Symantec a Plus
* Aptitude for learning about technical aspects of products a necessity

Certifications

* Security technology related certifications preferred
* A+ Security Certification preferred

Zones offers a comprehensive Benefits package

While we're committed to providing top-tier solutions, we're just as committed to supporting our own team. Our employees enjoy a variety of comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, a 401(k) plan with matching provision, paid time off, and much more. And as a Minority Business Enterprise, a Corporate Plus member of the Northwest Minority Supplier Development Council, and an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, our community is just as diverse.

At Zones, work is more than a job - it's an exciting career immersed in an inventive, collaborative culture. If you're interested in working on the cutting edge of IT innovation, sales, engineering, operations, administration, and more, Zones is the place for you!

About Zones

Zones is a company that provides IT products and solutions to businesses.

Headquarters
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2061 employees
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1102 15th St SW #102

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